Social Fabric

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (54)

Social Fabric is a documentary series that explores the world of fashion through the eyes of Kyle Ng, a founder of a streetwear brand, along with Justin Hankinson and Quentin J. Thrash. The three hosts of the show travel across the world to uncover the histories, cultures, and subcultures behind fashion styles and trends.

The show is comprised of eight episodes, each highlighting a different fashion trend or subculture, such as streetwear, military fashion, and punk rock fashion. Throughout each episode, Kyle, Justin, and Quentin immerse themselves in the world of the fashion trend they are exploring. They interview experts, shop at local stores, and participate in cultural events to gain a deeper understanding of the fashion trend and its significance within the community.

One of the standout episodes of Social Fabric is centered around the culture of Japanese streetwear. Kyle, who is of Japanese descent, visits Tokyo to explore the vibrant streetwear scene there. He attends the opening of a new fashion boutique, talks to local designers, and even gets to design his own pair of customized sneakers. The episode gives viewers insight into the unique and highly detailed fashion culture in Japan.

In another episode, the hosts delve into the world of military fashion. They visit a vintage store in Los Angeles that specializes in military uniforms and talk to an expert about the history of military fashion from World War II to the modern era. The episode highlights the influence of military fashion on current trends, and how designers have incorporated aspects of military uniforms into streetwear and high fashion.

Social Fabric also explores the world of punk rock fashion. Kyle, Justin, and Quentin visit a punk rock festival in Baltimore and speak to musicians and attendees about the significance of punk clothing and style. They also show how punk fashion has influenced mainstream fashion, with designers such as Vivienne Westwood creating punk-inspired collections.

The show is not just about fashion, but also about the cultural and personal significance behind clothing choices. In one episode, the hosts visit Trinidad and Tobago to learn about the colorful and vibrant carnival culture. They talk to locals about the significance of brightly colored clothing and intricate costumes in celebrating the carnival, showcasing how clothing can be a form of self-expression and celebration of cultural traditions.

Overall, Social Fabric is an engaging and informative series that explores the power of fashion and its influence on society. With Kyle, Justin, and Quentin's infectious enthusiasm and curiosity, the show educates viewers on the history and culture behind fashion trends while also showcasing the personal stories of those who wear them. It's a must-watch for anyone interested in fashion, culture, and the ways in which our clothing choices reflect and shape our identities.

Social Fabric is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (14 episodes). The series first aired on November 7, 2017.

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Hardware Couture
25. Hardware Couture
April 1, 2016
Danish 'wearable artwork' designer Anouk Wipprecht tackles her biggest creative challenge to date: creating a runway show of her 'fashiontech' dresses, which use smoke, spiders, and paint, to open the world's largest auto show.
In Search of Blue Gold
24. In Search of Blue Gold
April 1, 2016
Specialising in rare denim, David White has become one of Europe's leading vendors of high-end American vintage clothing. He descends into 18th-century gold mines and cold calls Dust Bowl farms in search of denim left behind since the 1940s.
12. Camouflage
As fashionable as it is functional, camo is a staple pattern. Kyle Ng learns the tactical application from a British Special Forces sniper, gets the perfect streetwear piece for his next skate session, and challenges Mark McNairy in a paintball war.
Sacred Threads
11. Sacred Threads
April 1, 2016
Could 'Sunday Best' be the next big trend? Along with musician Johnny P, Kyle heads to Brooklyn Circus to get dressed up for church. He sees how Islamic threads are being modernized at 5ive Pillars, and explores the history of the Sikh turban.
10. Bling
April 1, 2016
From the hip-hop culture in Los Angeles, California, United States to the tribal villages of Kenya, Kyle Ng explores the global appeal of jewellery or 'bling'. Kyle hangs with a rapper, a rock star, and some Kenyans to see the significance of shine.
The Suit
9. The Suit
April 1, 2016
Born on Savile Row, London, England the suit is probably the most famous piece of menswear in history. Kyle Ng goes hunting for the perfect bespoke suit, gets some flair with the Dandies and goes wild with the western Nudie suit.
8. Pants
April 1, 2016
Pants make up half an outfit, and Kyle Ng is out to find the wildest pants on earth. He visits Jay Kos, a designer taking bottoms to new heights, slips into DIY pant culture, and learns how Japanese workwear is turning into high fashion.
The Leather Jacket
7. The Leather Jacket
April 1, 2016
Made for bomber pilots, adopted the world over, the leather jacket is a true style icon. Kyle Ng gets punk in Tokyo, Japan, races around Brooklyn, New York, United States, and meets the father of the over-the-top 'championship jacket'.
Cowboy Boots
6. Cowboy Boots
December 5, 2017
We hit a rodeo in Texas, fly to Rome to line-dance, and then mosey down to Botswana to bang heads with some death-metal heads obsessed with the cowboy boot.
5. T-Shrits
November 28, 2017
We travel from LA to NY to SF to bring new meaning to fashion's most versatile invention, the t-shirt. RocNation's DJ RossOne drops knowledge about rap tees, and host Kyle Ng explores the latest trend: Tall Tees.
4. Jeans
November 21, 2017
Jeans are arguably the most worn clothing item in the world. Host Kyle Ng travels to Japan to watch an indigo dye master create $800 jeans, and to LA to check out a masked artist designing the next level of 21st century denims.
3. Sneakers
November 14, 2017
With help from Trinidad James, host Kyle Ng gets his kicks treading the floorboards from Tokyo to Los Angeles for a look at the latest trends in sneakers. From collaborations to customizations, from Asics to Vans, Kyle gets to the soul of the sole.
2. Plaid
November 7, 2017
Kyle Ng heads to Scotland to look into all things plaid and tartan. He low-rides Pendleton Plaid in South Central Los Angeles, and travels to Nairobi, Kenya to learn from the Maasai about all things shuka cloth.
1. Fedoras
November 7, 2017
When it comes to hats, the fedora is king. In LA, Kyle Ng visits hat maker to the stars, Gladys Tamez, who whips up a stunning creation for soul singer Mayer Hawthorne. Afterwards, h flies to...
Where to Watch Social Fabric
Social Fabric is available for streaming on the Fuse website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Social Fabric on demand at Amazon and
  • Premiere Date
    November 7, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (54)